Archive for the ‘Short Film’ Category

A Visual Poem: Nostalgia

A visual poem directed by Judith Veenendaal • Written & spoken by Johnny B.A.N.G. Reilly.

Fixing Luka by Jessica Ashman

Lucy thinks her brother, Luka, is broken. His obsessive, meticulous, infuriating arrangements of sugar cubes and thimbles prove it. Lucy thinks he should be fixed, but not in the way she imagines…

“A stop-motion short, inspired from my experiences of growing up with a younger brother with autism.” Supported by UK Film Council, BBC Scotland, Creative Scotland and DigiCult.

Written, Animated & Directed by Jessica Ashman • Produced by Anna Odell.

Followers by Gints Zilbalodis

A man escapes from prison and meets a boy who has run away from school.

Written & Directed by Gints Zilbalodis • Music by Bertrams Pauls Purvišķis.


After finding himself in a wrecked taxi, Evan tries to figure out the pieces of the puzzle, while dealing with a dangerous threat, in a seemingly deserted city.

A film by Peak Pictures • Produced by Ian Mery • Directed by Tomas Vergara.

Written by Manuel Vergara & Tomas Vergara • Music by Manuel Canepa.

Small Garden by Shunsuke Saito

Story of a life form which wakes up in an unknown mysterious world.

As he go deeper, he slowly understands what kind of place it is. The world seems beautiful, but it lacks what the real life has. He has to make a choice to stay or not.

Directed & Animated by Shunsuke Saito.

La Nuit Américaine d’Angélique

When she saw Francois Truffaut’s Day For Night, Angelique discovered that it was possible to dream up her life.

Directed by Pierre-Emmanuel Lyet & Joris Clerté • Written by Olivia Rosenthal.

La Detente

La Detente is an animated short movie produced & directed by Pierre Ducos & Bertrand Bey.

The film tells the story of a French soldier in World War I, who becomes paralyzed with fear while in the trenches. He escapes in his head to an imaginary world where toys fight wars instead of humans. It won many awards and was shown at Cannes film festival 2011.

366 Days by Johannes Friedrich Schiehsl

Starting his social work as a paramedic, young Patrick soon comes into contact with patients who are all suffering from the same problem: loneliness…

Written & Directed by Johannes Friedrich Schiehsl.

“Ein junger Mann leistet seinen Zivildienst im Rettungsdienst ab. Dabei führt ihn seine Verpflichtung in die Wohnungen von Menschen die ferner an Krankheiten oder Verletzungen sondern vor allem an Einsamkeit leiden. Bei seinem Versuch zu helfen geht er Beziehungen ein, die ihm mehr abverlangen als zunächst gedacht ..”

Ein 12-minütiger Kurzfilm von Johannes Schiehsl, mit Stimmen von maschek-Kabarettist Peter Hörmanseder und Radio-Moderator Hosea Ratschiller.

Der Film wurde auf mehr als 70 Festivals gezeigt, erhielt mehrfache Auszeichnungen und wurde unter anderem für den Österreichischen Filmpreis nominiert. Neuerdings kommt er sogar in der Sanitäterausbildung zum Einsatz.

The Wound by Anna Budanova

A little girl suffers an emotional wound. In her imagination the Wound takes on a life of its own, in the form of a shaggy creature that becomes her best friend. They grow up together. Firmly ensconced in the mind of the girl, the Wound starts to control her life completely.

Written & directed by Anna Budanova.
Animation: Anna Budanova, Mikhail Dvoryankin, Anna Krizkaia.

Rabbit And Deer by Péter Vácz

The friendship of Rabbit and Deer is put to the test by Deer’s new obsession to find the formula for the 3rd dimension…

Written & Directed by Péter Vácz • Co-Director & Animator: Attila Bertóti.

“Rabbit and Deer is a stunningly directed and beautifully crafted play on the universal conflict of emotional incompatibility.” – Jonathan Hodgson (BAFTA winner animation director).